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Groove Pizza

Have you checked out the app Groove Pizza? It is a project that came out of the NYU MusEd lab, and it is fabulous. There are so many ways that you could use this to integrate [...]

By | May 24th, 2016|

Week 14: Introduction to Music

The Art of Curriculum Design. We are about 2/3 through this six month series where we have been exploring the why and how of curriculum design via an Arts Appreciation course created through an arts [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|

Dancing Shape Attributes STEAM Lesson

Overview: In this lesson connecting math shape attributes and creating dance movements to solve a problem, students explore how to use their bodies to demonstrate shapes within categories. Grades: 2-3 | Content areas: Math and [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|

I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold

I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold, Charles Demuth, 1928 Are you looking for a culminating, Arts integrated project for the end of the year? Whatever your topic may be, this project could [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|

Week 13: Designing the Dance Performance Season

The Art of Curriculum Design. We are about 2/3 through this six month series where we have been exploring the why and how of curriculum design via an Arts Appreciation course created through an arts [...]

By | May 16th, 2016|

Slammin’ Poetry: High School Arts Integration Lesson

Overview: In this high school arts integration lesson, students are pairing the 5 elements found in slam poetry for creating rhythm with the elements of theater to create a slam poetry performance. Content Areas: Writing [...]

By | May 10th, 2016|

Week 12: Viewing Jazz & Hip Hop Dance

**FREE LESSON PLAN DOWNLOAD INCLUDED BELOW** Welcome to The Art of Curriculum Design. In this six month series we are exploring the why and how of curriculum design via an Arts Appreciation course created through [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|

Thank You!! – Teacher Appreciation Week

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week and we are taking time to Thank A Teacher.  Well, you know that we just can’t thank one, as we have a love for education and both of us happen to [...]

By | May 5th, 2016|

12 Bar Blues STEAM Lesson

Overview: In this STEAM lesson, students explore the concept of pattern rules in math as a connection with the 12 Bar Blues structure in music. Grades: 4-6  |  Content Areas: Math and Music When it [...]

By | May 3rd, 2016|

Week 11: Viewing Ballet & Modern Dance

**FREE LESSON PLAN DOWNLOAD INCLUDED BELOW** Welcome to The Art of Curriculum Design. In this six month series we are exploring the why and how of curriculum design via an Arts Appreciation course created through [...]

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Setting and Ambiance Arts Integration Lesson

Overview: In this lesson, students study how authors and artists use the elements of word choice, lighting and sound to set the mood of a piece of text or theater. Content areas address: Reading and [...]

By | April 26th, 2016|

Area and Perimeter Street Art: The Process

A few weeks ago, my students and I embarked upon a new Arts integrated math project. I had found that it was a challenge to help students master rigorous area and perimeter concepts because the [...]

By | April 26th, 2016|

Week 10: Introduction to Dance

Welcome to The Art of Curriculum Design. In this six month series we are exploring the why and how of curriculum design via an Arts Appreciation course created through an arts collaboration. The first few [...]

By | April 25th, 2016|

Composing Order: STEAM Lesson

Overview: This STEAM lesson is for K-2 students and focuses on ordering objects of various sizes.  This lesson provides students with an opportunity to use sound duration in music as a pathway to creating a composition [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|

STEAM Lesson: Coloring Sound

Overview: This lesson connects science and visual art through looking at synesthesia and understanding how areas of the brain work together to inform the senses. Grades: 6-8  |  Content areas:  Science and Visual Art Today's [...]

By | April 5th, 2016|

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